This week on New Classical Tracks, film composer Danny Elfman, best known for writing 'The Simpsons' theme, discusses his successful foray into classical music with a new recording of his violin concerto and piano quartet.
This week on New Classical Tracks, pianist Lara Downes celebrates the life and legacy of Clara Wieck Schumann with 'For Love of You,' a new recording that features her concerto debut with Martin West and the San Francisco Ballet Orchestra.
The Chicago Sinfonietta is celebrating its 30th anniversary season with a new album featuring world-premiere recordings of newly commissioned works by Jennifer Higdon, Clarice Assad, Jessie Montgomery and Reena Esmail. Conductor Mei-Ann Chen shares insights into the new record, 'Project W: Works By Diverse Women Composers.'
This week on New Classical Tracks, Jake Runestad discusses the poetry and compositional process behind 'The Hope of Loving,' a new album of his choral music recorded by Craig Hella Johnson's Conspirare.
This week on New Classical Tracks, self-proclaimed 'outsider composer' Rick Sowash shares insights into his latest album, 'Seasonal Breezes: Five Chamber Works,' which features cellist Josh Aerie, the Sylvan Trio and a few other musical friends.
This week on New Classical Tracks, Janoska Ensemble members Julius Darvas and Frantisek Janoska share insights into their group's latest album, 'Revolution,' which features a number of genre-bending works, including new arrangements of Beatles favorites.
The Choral Scholars of University College Dublin are celebrating their 20th anniversary with a new album featuring a collection of premieres and new arrangements of Irish and Scottish favorites. Artistic director Desmond Earley shares insights into the new record, 'Perpetual Twilight.'